The Washington, DC Land Services Group at CBRE is the market leader in development site sales.  The team focuses on both commercial and residential land transactions, representing buyers and sellers of undeveloped land and redevelopment sites.  Working on our clients’ behalf, the team has more than 50 years of combined experience, combining a depth of knowledge and transactional capability that ensures maximum value for our clients.  
John Ryan and Joe McDonnell have successfully closed over 800 transactions with a total consideration of more than $2 billion.  They have substantial experience in all property types and locations, and maintain extensive buyer databases, including developers, investors and users.  With a strong background in land entitlements, development, marketing and finance, the Washington DC Land Services Group has the expertise to serve all aspects of our clients’ needs.  We utilize the latest technology to enhance the marketing process and maximize exposure of our clients’ properties.

In order to achieve the best results for our clients, we rely on best marketing practices and resources, including local market knowledge, product and development expertise, solid industry relationships, regional & national marketing experience and outreach, access to extensive buyer databases, the ability to access private and institutional capital and state of the art technology.

Our goal is to produce innovative real estate solutions that are aligned with our clients' strategy and objectives and to maximize the transaction value to the client.


Let us transform your real estate into real advantage. View our available properties and connect with us today.

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Featured Clients


  • AOL
  • Atlantic Realty
  • Autonation
  • BB&T
  • Brookdale
  • Capital Automotive
  • Capital One Bank
  • Cloud HQ
  • Cox Communications
  • Eli Lilly
  • EPL Archives
  • General Growth Properties
  • Johnson Development
  • Lear
  • Lindsay Automotive Group
  • Long and Foster
  • M&T Bank
  • Miller & Smith
  • Monument Realty
  • MRP Realty
  • Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
  • Old Castle
  • Perspecta
  • Petrie Richardson
  • Pulte
  • Rooney Properties
  • Royco
  • Sabey Data Centers
  • Sheehy Auto Stores
  • Suntrust Bank
  • Tamares
  • T-Rex
  • Trammell Crow Company
  • US Bank
  • US District Court, Eastern District
  • Verizon
  • Volkswagen of America
  • Walgreens
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
  • Washington Property Company
  • Wawa